Trades-union Sentence Examples
The introduction of trades-union representatives on the Supreme Labour Council, the organization of local labour councils, and the instructions to factory inspectors to put themselves in communication with the councils of the trades-unions, were valuable concessions to labour, and he further secured the rigorous application of earlier laws devised for the protection of the working-classes.
His special interest in legislation for the working classes led him to be placed upon the Trades Union Commission of 1867-1869; he was secretary to the commission for the digest of the law, 1869-1870; and was from 1877 to 1889 professor of jurisprudence and international law under the council of legal education.
He became a member of the parliamentary committee of the Trades Union Congress in 1894.
The Trades Hall at Carlton is the meeting-place of the trades-union societies of Victoria, and is the focus of much political influence.
This decision was roundly condemned by UK business leaders whilst the Trades Union Congress welcomed the vote.Advertisement
The Trades Union Congress has supported Wetherspoon's move, praising the pub chain for acting to save staff from second-hand smoke.
Much of the improvement in the lot of the wage-earners has been due to the Labour organizations, yet so late as 1881 these organizations were of so little account, politically, that when the law relating to trades unions was passed in New South Wales, the English law was followed, and it was simply enacted that the purposes of any trades union shall not be deemed unlawful (so as to render a member liable to criminal prosecution for conspirac y or otherwise) merely by reason that they are in restraint of trade.
The Trades Union Congress has supported Wetherspoon 's move, praising the pub chain for acting to save staff from second-hand smoke.